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UPCOMING MEANINGFUL MOVIES EVENTS
Note: All times shown are Pacific Time.

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Online Discussion of "Do Not Resist"

Online Discussion of "Do Not Resist"

Wednesday | 7/22/2020 | 7:00 PM
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An urgent and powerful exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States. Starting on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, as the community grapples with the death of Michael Brown, "Do Not Resist" - the directorial debut of Detropia cinematographer Craig Atkinson - offers a stunning look at the current state of policing in America and a …

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Online Film Screening & Discussion of "Democracy Through the Looking Glass"

Online Film Screening & Discussion of "Democracy Through the Looking Glass"

Tuesday | 7/28/2020 | 6:00 PM
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Join Fix Democracy First and Meaningful Movies Project for a screening and discussion on democracy and the media with filmmaker Kevin Bowe on his film, "Democracy Through the Looking Glass: Politics & Media in the Post-Truth Era." This event is on Tuesday, July 28th at 6pm PST. Register for the event here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Nz5z6HiuT92lS8A4VWwOJg This film addresses the universal problems about media and politics that frustrate people …

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Online Discussion of "I Am Not Your Negro"

Online Discussion of "I Am Not Your Negro"

Wednesday | 7/29/2020 | 7:00 PM
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In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 …

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Online Discussion of "Fight the Power"

Online Discussion of "Fight the Power"

Tuesday | 8/11/2020 | 7:00 PM
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Watch "Fight the Power: Protest in Films" on Kanopy at home and then on August 11 join an online discussion about the film with Lance Rhoades, Seattle-based film critic.  "Fight the Power" focuses on filmmakers in the 1980s speaking truth to power by highlighting protests in their films. This event is part of the program Meaningful Movies Matinee, a social justice documentary …

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Moving Images, in collaboration with their distributor
Bullfrog Films, is offering FREE on-line viewing of several of their films that show living examples of people who are building the kind of world we want to see. Two films will be available each week through the end of July at this site, Password: M0V1@nG.


Note: Meaningful Movies Project presented Moving Images' filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin with the Career Achievement Award in 2019 for their many years of creating outstanding documentaries.

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One of our long-time supporters is the film distributor
Media Education Foundation. Through the end of July, they are offering free streaming of a number of powerful anti-racism documentaries such as "I Am a Man," "White Like Me,"
"The Souls of Black Girls," "How Racism Harms White Americans" and more. Check them out here!

MEF is also providing free streaming through the end of July of the film "More Than a Word," which is about Native American sports mascots. Watch it here.

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Please help support us with your tax-deductible donation!
We want to continue bringing you the great movie events you've come to know and appreciate!

Thank You!

We are a 501c3 Washington State Nonprofit (EIN 80-0782680) and are solely dependent on your donations. We are a predominantly volunteer-run organization, (only one part-time staff person); donations are needed to continue bringing you high-quality, relevant documentary films, AND to help us establish more venues so more people can participate. Thank you for any help you can provide!

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About the MEANINGFUL MOVIES PROJECT

The Meaningful Movies Project is a non-profit organization that helps neighborhoods and groups organize, educate and advocate using the power of social justice documentary film and conversation to build positive and meaningful community. Learn more >

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MAILING ADDRESS: The Meaningful Movies Project  |  P.O. Box 31005  |  Seattle, WA 98103
EMAIL: info@meaningfulmovies.org